As new car ownership models become available such as car and ride sharing services, it will become more important than ever before to leverage a cloud-based driver profile service to apply a consumer’s personalized settings to any vehicle they drive.
The Cloud-based Driver Profile service based on the HARMAN Ignite platform allows drivers to create an account for this service. Drivers can save information including options for setting the temperature, seat and mirror positioning, favorite radio presets, infotainment applications and other more personal items. It syncs all of driver’s personal settings to the cloud, thus enabling a driver to ‘log in’ to a car and transfer all settings before driving begins. All that is needed is a mobile application and login credentials to maintain the account.
With the help of cloud-based driver profile service, multiple “driver profiles” can be maintained per vehicle. Examples of personal settings that can be configured in the cloud include but not limited to: